logo The Lakeland Downtown Development Authority owns and operates the Lakeland Downtown Farmers Curb Market. Please visit the Market web site to learn more!
YLakeland is an initiative of the Lakeland Economic Development Council, aka LEDC. Young, educated, talented, creative, and sometimes zany professionals are an essential component of a healthy community. YLakeland connects young professionals to what is happening around town and what opportunities our community offers beyond school.

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Getting Married? Need Catering? Hosting a Conference? Need Tickets? visit the Lakeland Center
The Polk Theatre was built during a golden age in the United States – the stock market had yet to crash ( though the boom had ended in Florida) and the clouds of World War II were not yet on the horizon. Even so, it was quite a leap of faith to build a vaudeville/movie palace in Lakeland in 1928. The population hovered at only 15,000 people and it was a rural community.
The Lake Mirror Complex is a multifaceted entertainment complex that provides senior adult activities, theatre productions and building rental opportunities. Located on Lakeland’s scenic Lake Mirror, this four-building complex offers a wide range of facilities for your meeting and party needs
Polk Museum of Art is a private, 501(c)(3) organization that relies upon the generosity of the community for its support. Contributions are tax deductible.
The South and East Lake Morton Neighborhood (the Lake Morton Historic Districts), located primarily south and east of Lake Morton and north of Lake Hollingsworth, are important to Lakeland because of their architectural integrity and historical elements. Although the development of these neighborhoods began around 1906, most of the houses were built during the Florida Boom between 1920 and 1926.
Lakeland area chamber of commerce With 1,700 member businesses, the Lakeland area Chamber is an integral component in the Lakeland community. Our Mission Statement, “ The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization dedicated to creating a climate where business can prosper,” guides the programs and services that the Chamber provides.
LEDC Lakeland Economic Development Council(LEDC) is a private, non-profit organization with approximately 135 member companies. The LEDC’s primary role is to help create jobs and capital investment by attracting new companies as well as facilitating the expansion of existing companies in the Lakeland area.